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Prof. Aharonov’s Discoveries Inspire One of 2011′s Top Breakthroughs in Physics

December 21, 2011 by | News

The ground-breaking concepts of Yakir Aharonov, Ph.D., professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology, and his group continue to inspire other quantum physicists and capture the science community’s attention. In their December issue, the editors of Physics World listed a Canadian team’s experiments based on Dr. Aharonov’s weak measurement discoveries as one of the world’s

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Professor Fred Caporaso Talks About Wine and Food on “The Academic Minute”

December 19, 2011 by | News

Pondering wine pairings for your holiday fare? Consider what Chapman University food scientist Fred Caporaso, Ph.D., professor, Schmid College of Science and Technology, has to say on the subject. Dr. Caporaso is the featured expert in Chapman’s debut appearance on The Academic Minute, a program of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. In a podcast segment that

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Faculty Research Expo Draws Inquiring Minds, Student Researchers

November 22, 2011 by | News

The ballroom of the new Student Union took on the atmosphere of a shopping bazaar crossed with a science fair and book festival recently when the Office of Undergraduate Research hosted Chapman University’s first university-wide Faculty Research Expo. Students packed the room, perusing displays about faculty members’ research, projects and latest books in a variety

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Cloud Computing Experts to Convene at Chapman University

November 17, 2011 by | Events

Chapman University is bringing together top cloud computing experts for a half-day symposium on Monday, Nov. 28. Experts from Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), Appirio, KnowledgeCentrix and Chapman University will reveal the latest in cloud computing technology and how businesses are harnessing the power of cloud computing to drive new technological advancements and innovation, and

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Dean Kafatos Receives an IEEE Leadership Award

November 9, 2011 by | News

Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., dean of Chapman’s Schmid College of Science and Technology, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Leadership and Professional Service award of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Orange County Section.   He received the award at IEEE-OC’s annual awards banquet, held Oct. 29 in Costa Mesa, Calif.   The award

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Future of Video Game Design Discussed at Chapman Confrence

November 2, 2011 by | Events

The industry players in the video game business should get ready to use new strategies if they want to win the biggest game – the battle for customers. Because while most customers aren’t exactly long in the tooth, they are moving on and they can’t “sit in a room and play PS2 for 50 hours,”

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Graduate Students Provide Therapy Services with Community Clinic

October 24, 2011 by | News

The scruffy donated furniture has been tossed. The one-way mirror installed decades ago is history. Even the old name was scrapped. But at Saturday’s opening celebration of the Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy at Chapman University, the founding principles of community service and hands-on teaching planted in the clinic’s beginnings 46 years

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Renowned Psychologist Philip Zimbardo Speaks at Chapman

September 13, 2011 by | Events

Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Stanford University Professor Emeritus and renowned social psychologist captivated an audience of over 400 students and faculty on September 15 th 2011 with his talk, “My Journey from Creating and Understanding Evil to Inspiring Heroism.” Describing his early academic experiences, including his role as Warden in the Stanford Prison Study, Dr. Zimbardo

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Students, Faculty Host Stroke Survivor Boot Camp

August 30, 2011 by | News

The Stroke Survivor Boot Camp was held on Aug 15-19, 2011. The Boot Camp provided intensive, guided, targeted activity 6 hours per day for 5 consecutive days for 12 individuals with chronic stroke. The camp was an interdisciplinary, collaborative effort that involved faculty and students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Department, the Communication